Calling JNU students anti-Indian a slur: Pakistani daily

Islamabad : The reaction to the protests at the Jawaharlal Nehru University has shown the real face of today's India, and it is "not the Shining India propaganda", a Pakistani daily said Friday, adding that terming "the brave students of JNU anti-Indian is a slur".

An editorial "Fighting fascism in India" in The News International said that the reaction to the protests at the Jawaharlal Nehru University has shown the real face of today’s India, "not the Shining India propaganda we hear about so much".

Sacrificing Justice under the veil of Nationalism

Pakistan airs concern over JNU arrests

Islamabad : Pakistan on Thursday reiterated its concern over the arrest of Kashmiri students involved in a controversial debate at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi.

Foreign Office spokesperson Muhammad Nafees Zakria said the Kashmiri people have never accepted the "unfair" trial of Afzal Guru, a Kashmiri who was hanged on being convicted for the Indian Parliament House attack in December 2001.

He pointed out that Pakistan has adequately and appropriately raised the Kashmir dispute at all the international fora.

Indian-Americans condemn action against JNU students

By TCN News

New York (USA): Leading Indian American advocacy organisations have condemned the recent suppression of student protests and violation of civil rights at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Controversy erupted on account of the arrest of the University’s student body's president Kanhaiya Kumar in an open abuse of sedition laws. Evidence has emerged that anti-India slogans were actually raised by Hindutva affiliate student body ABVP, in a brazen attempt at framing the students.

IMRC की मुहिम : दस विदेशी डॉक्टरों के साथ भारत के गांवों तक पहुंचेगी स्वास्थ्य सेवाएं

By TCN News

लखनऊ: भारत के कोनों-कोनों तक पहुंचकर राहत कार्य करने वाली अमरीका संस्था इन्डियन मुस्लिम रिलीफ एंड चैरीटीज़ यानी IMRC के सातवें सालाना स्वास्थ्य जागरूकता अभियान में इस साल अमरीका के १० चिकित्सक शिरकत करेंगे. 20 फरवरी से 6 मार्च तक होने वाला यह अभियान लखनऊ, हैदराबाद और केरल में आयोजित होगा.

इन दस डाक्टरों में महिला रोग, शिशु रोग, सर्जरी, जनरल मेडिसिन के साथ अलग-अलग क्षेत्रों के विशेषज्ञ शामिल हैं.

हेडली और उज्जवल निकम का झूठ यानी ‘राष्ट्रद्रोह’!

By सिद्धांत मोहन,

वाराणसी: बात को रखने से पहले हेडली और उज्जवल निकम की वह बातचीत पढ़ लेते हैं जिसे आप सभी लगभग कई जगहों पर पढ़ चुके होंगे.

JNU row: Kumar Vishwas urges centre to take action

New Delhi : AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Friday urged the central government to take "stern" action against the students who raised anti-India slogans at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus.

"This is high time India as a system sets an example by punishing all those who have shouted/supported anti-India slogans in the JNU," Vishwas tweeted.

"Indian rule of law has set sections against such activities. The GOI (government of India) should take stern action against these anti-national minds," he added.

Picked up from an Army ‘crackdown’, never to return: Dilshada Begum’s 23-year search for her husband continues

In the fourth of the five personal stories of half widows, Raqib Hameed Naik narrates the story of Dilshada Begum.

UAE creates ministry of happiness, tolerance

Dubai : United Arab Emirates Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum announced on Wednesday the new Cabinet appointments, with two new portfolios on happiness and tolerance.

Sheikh Mohammed made the announcement on his Twitter account, two days after he revealed plans to restructure the UAE Cabinet and to outsource most government services to the private sector.

Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al-Qasimi, so far minister of international cooperation and development, was appointed minister of state for tolerance, a newly created government function.

Zika infection may cause eye abnormalities in infants

New York : Vision-threatening eye abnormalities in infants in Brazil with microcephaly - a birth defect characterised by an abnormally small head -- may be associated with infection with Zika virus, says a new study.

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites and according to US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention the most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes).